Akhenaten"s Egypt (Shire Egyptology, No. 10) (Schire Egyptology Series No 10)

by Angela P. Thomas

Publisher: Shire Publications

Written in English
Cover of: Akhenaten
Published: Pages: 68 Downloads: 244
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  • Middle & Near Eastern archaeology,
  • History - General History,
  • Sociology,
  • Egypt,
  • Ancient - Egypt
The Physical Object
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8282197M
ISBN 100852639732
ISBN 109780852639733

Dominic Montserrat, whose Akhenaten book is subtitled History, Fantasy and Ancient Egypt, noted that we often take scattered evidence from ancient times and organize it into narratives that make.   Akhenaten: Egypt's False Prophet by Nicholas Reeves (Thames and Hudson, ) Women in Ancient Egypt by G Robins (London, ) The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt by I Shaw (ed) (Oxford, ). Biography >> Ancient Egypt. Occupation: Pharaoh of Egypt Born: Around BC Died: BC Reign: BC to BC Best known for: Changing the religion of Ancient Egypt and building the city of Amarna Biography: Akhenaten was an Egyptian pharaoh who ruled during the Eighteenth Dynasty of the New Kingdom period of Ancient Egypt. Limestone statue of a standing-striding figure of a daughter of the Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten. From modern-day Egypt. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, BCE. (State Museum of .

  Akhenaten is one of the most famous rulers in the Land of Pharaohs and he still remains a unique and controversial figure in history of his country. He ruled over Egypt for seventeen years during the 14th Dynasty. Akhenaten born as Amenhotep IV, was the son of Amenhotep III, the Magnificent, the ninth ruler of the Eighteenth Dynasty and Queen Tiye who was of non-royal origin and Amenhotep III. The Great Hymn to the Aten is the longest of a number of hymn-poems written to the sun-disk deity ed in the middle of the 14th century BC, it is varyingly attributed to the 18th Dynasty Pharaoh Akhenaten or his courtiers, depending on the version, who radically changed traditional forms of Egyptian religion by replacing them with Atenism.. The hymn-poem provides a glimpse of the.   In January , financier Theodore M. Davis had hired archaeologist Edward R. Ayrton and his team to conduct excavations in the Valley of the Kings in Egypt. The Valley of the Kings is an area in Egypt located on the West bank of the Nile River, across from the city of Thebes.

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He founded a new capital city, Akhetaten, now Tell el-Amarna. This short illustrated book provides details of Akhenaten's reign, that of his father Amenophis III, his wife Nefertiti and his daughters; it also discusses the religious and artistic beliefs of this period. A list of museums exhibiting material relating to Akhenaten is included.5/5(5).

This book surveys Akhenaten's life and times and discusses the reign of his father in which we grew up, his early years Akhenatens Egypt book king at Thebes and his later years at Amarna, his new city/5. Moses and Akhenaten provides a radical challenge to long-standing beliefs concerning the origin of Semitic religion and the puzzle of Akhenaten's deviation from ancient Egyptian tradition.

In fact, if Osman's contentions are correct, many of the major Old Testament figures are of Egyptian origin/5(86). A reinterpretation of biblical and Egyptian history that shows Moses and the Pharaoh Akhenaten to be one and the same.

• Provides dramatic evidence from both archaeological and documentary sources. • A radical challenge to long-established beliefs on the origin of Semitic religion/5.

The secret Merry and Adam share with their friends is no longer safe. Somebody else knows where the "precious jewels" from ancient Egypt are hidden and is threatening to go public if his demands are not Egypt's civil unrest erupts into street violence, Merry knows they Author: Fiona Deal.

Akhenaten: Egypt's False Prophet by Nicholas Reeves. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work. Scan an ISBN with your phone Use the Amazon App to scan ISBNs and compare prices.

Share Kindle. $ - $ Hardcover. $ Other Sellers. from $Reviews: 1. Akhenaten's Alibi - Book 5 of Meredith Pink's Adventures in Egypt: A mystery of modern and ancient Egypt - Kindle edition by Deal, Fiona.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Akhenaten's Alibi - Book 5 of Meredith Pink's Adventures in Egypt: A mystery of modern and ancient s: The ancient site of Tell el-Amarna in Middle Egypt was the capital city of the heretic pharaoh Akhenaten and his chief consort, Nefertiti.

Occupied for just sixteen or Akhenatens Egypt book years in the fourteenth century BC, the city lay largely abandoned and forgotten until excavations over the last hundred years brought it /5(10).

If you are looking for a biography of Akhenaten, this is not the book for you. This book is, in fact, a fascinating study on how different times and cultures have viewed Akhenaten, and their own biases for the way they view him and the ways they attempt to use s: 6.

Shire, - History - 68 pages 0 Reviews Amenophis IV/Akhenaten, the father-in-law of Tutankhamun, was king of Egypt and her empire for only seventeen years. Egypt -- Akhenaten, Pharaoh of Egypt, fl -- B.C.

User lists with this item (1) Egyptology Library at the University of Arizona Tree Ring Laboratory ( items). Another Egyptian God, Thoth is said to have reigned over the lands of Ancient Egypt from to BC.

Interestingly, Egyptian High Priest Manetho, who had access to unlimited ancient texts from the Ancient Library of Alexandria, and who wrote for the Pharaoh the history of Ancient Egypt in 30 volumes makes reference to the divine beings.

Akhenaten (pronounced / ˌ æ k ə ˈ n ɑː t ən /), also spelled Echnaton, Akhenaton, Ikhnaton, and Khuenaten (Ancient Egyptian: ꜣḫ-n-jtn, meaning "Effective for the Aten"), was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh reigning c.

– or – BC, the tenth ruler of the Eighteenth the fifth year of his reign, he was known as Amenhotep IV (Ancient Egyptian: jmn-ḥtp Father: Amenhotep III. Akhenaten: Egypt's False Prophet is an easy to read book. Reeves writes well for the general public, and the book is beautifully presented with lots of illustrations and photos, though the vast majority are i This review is going to be long and probably has a "my feelings, let me show you them" vibe/5(32).

Egypt was a theocratic state and according to traditional beliefs, the most powerful gods, such as Amon or Re-Harakhte, dictated the way that the State was ruled. The Pharaohs turned to gods for oracles, which directed the kings' activities, making the pharaohs relinquish their authority to the priesthood.

Akhenaten, also known as Amenhotep IV, was king of Egypt during the Eighteenth Dynasty and reigned from to B.C. Called the "religious revolutionary," he is the earliest known creator of a new religion. The cult he founded broke with Egypt's traditional polytheism and focused its worship on a single deity, the sun god Aten.

Erik Hornung, one of the world's preeminent Egyptologists. One of the most compelling and controversial figures in history, Akhenaten has captured the imagination like no other Egyptian pharaoh.

Known today as a heretic, Akhenaten sought to impose upon Egypt and its people the worship of a single god – the sun – and in so doing changed the country in every way. 3, words, approx. 12 pages Akhenaton AKHENATON (or Akhenaten) was the tenth pharaoh of Egypt's eighteenth dynasty (c.

– BCE) and the founder of the earliest historically documented monotheistic religion. Item #Ma Rare. Kegan Paul International, London - New York, First edition. In-8, x & pages, plates. Purple cloth with pink dust-jacket.

Akhenaten, also spelled Akhenaton, Akhnaton, or Ikhnaton, also called Amenhotep IV, Greek Amenophis, king (–36 bce) of ancient Egypt of the 18th dynasty, who established a new cult dedicated to the Aton, the sun’s disk (hence his assumed name, Akhenaten, meaning “beneficial to Aton”).

Akhenaten - Akhenaten - Religion of the Aton: The religious tenets Akhenaten espoused in his worship of the Aton are not spelled out in detail anywhere. They must be reconstructed largely from the iconography of the temple reliefs and stelae that depict him with his deity and from the one lengthy religious text from Tell el-Amarna, the Aton Hymn, preserved in several of the private tombs.

In Akhenaten's Sed-festival at Karnak, Jocelyn Gohary makes a study of Akhenaten's celebration of the heb-sed or Sed-festival, an ancient Egyptian religious festival that can be traced back to the Archaic Period.

Scenes of Akhenaten's Sed-festival were depicted on the walls of his temple at Karnak, and this volume makes available the hitherto unpublished record, with an analysis of Sed. Buy Akhenaten's Egypt by Angela P Thomas online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Pharaoh Akhenaten, Amenhotep IV, attempted to convert ancient Egypt to monotheism, but his story is more than just Aten worship. Amenhotep IV, also known as the Pharaoh Akhenaten, was destined to be remembered for his attempt at a religious conversion of ancient Egypt; one that saw the old gods put aside and replaced by a singl.

The book is free for BAS Library members. Egypt realized that the God of Moses was the one true God, because they experienced the plagues and saw that the God of Moses protected his people while destroying Egypt, which was oppressing them. Akhenatens brother was Moses. Reply. Richard says: April 6, at pm.

Of course foreigners, in turn, came to live in Egypt, bringing new customs and ideas. The young prince and future king grew up in this new and changing Egypt. At the beginning of his reign, the young pharaoh, Amenhotep IV, still worshiped the old gods, especially Amun of Thebes and the sun god, Re-Harakhte.

However, within a few years there. Combining up-to-date historical synthesis with extensive new archival research, Akhenaten: History, Fantasy and Ancient Egypt is the first book to assess critically why the archaeology of ancient Egypt continues to fascinate.

Theoretically astute and engagingly written, and illustrated with many striking images never previously published, it Price: $ Donald B.

Redford is professor of classics and ancient Mediterranean studies and history at Penn State. He directs the Akhenaten Temple Project with his wife, Susan Redford, and is the author of numerous publications, including Egypt, Canaan, and Israel in Ancient Times.

The pharaoh Akhenaten, who ruled Egypt in the mid-fourteenth century BCE, has been the subject of more speculation than any other character in Egyptian history. Often called the originator of monotheism and the world's first recorded individual, he has fascinated and inspired both scholars of Egyptology and creative talents as diverse as Sigmund Freud and Philip provocative 5/5(3).

Dodson mentions in his book about royal families that some think that the vague outlines of the inscription may show that this child was a boy. It may just be that the child in the mourning scene then is a depiction of Tutank(u)aten.An ambitious and exceptionally lucid and accessible book, Akhenaten is a work only Mahfouz could render so elegantly, so irresistibly.

About Akhenaten From the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature and author of the Cairo Trilogy, comes Akhenaten, a fascinating work of fiction about the most infamous pharaoh of ancient Egypt.Theoretically astute yet engagingly written, and illustrated with many striking images, this book appeals to anyone with an interest in Akhenaten or in the archaeology of ancient Egypt.

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